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Public officials under investigation for allowing sewage to flow into rivers in Spain’s Andalucia

EIGHT public officials have been under investigation for illegal sewage disposal in Alhaurin el Grande.

Spain’s region of Murcia to get 11 new solar power plants generating 361 megawatts of clean energy

ELEVEN solar power plants generating 361 megawatts of clean energy are planned for Murcia in the coming years. They will cost between €250 million and...

The faithful frog is dying out in Spain and blame is put at the door of human activity

That faithful pondlife inhabitant, the frog, is going extinct in Spain due to the ravages of climate warning and a pandemic of deadly amphibian-killing...

EU parliament to investigate former and current Murcia presidents over ‘severe’ Mar Menor pollution

THE European Parliament will launch an inquiry into four Murcia-region presidents and what they did to stop severe pollution in the Mar Menor lagoon. Environmentalists...

Tourists and locals to be banned from Nerja’s Chillar river walk

The river has been turned into a tourist hotspot over the last few years

Urgent plea from Mayor as Costa Blanca beaches cleared of 1,000 tonnes of flood rubbish

Up to 1,000 tonnes of rubbish was collected from Costa Blanca beaches following the devastating floods that killed seven and displaced thousands. José Luis Sáez,...

Shark sightings close four Spanish beaches

Four beaches were closed after lifeguards spotted blue sharks in the water in Catalunya

British filmmaker pleas for expats’ help in documentary on abandoned dogs in Spain’s Andalucia

A BRITISH filmmaker is creating a documentary about abandoned dogs in Andalucia and he needs your help. Londoner Paul Murphy was compelled to make the...

Spain is European country with most species at risk of extinction

SPAIN is the European country with the most plants and animals at risk of extinction, according to a new analysis. Data from the IUCN Red...

Temperatures to reach 30C in Andalucia as Semana Santa festivities begin

Andalucia will experience a hot spell this coming weekend, just in time for Semana Santa

WATCH: HUGE jellyfish wash up on beach on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Briton Mattie Barnett spotted the floating creatures while walking on Caleta de la Velez beach in Velez-Malaga

OPINION; UN involvement in Almeria olivos scandal is positive step

IT’S great to see that the United Nations are taking the environmental concerns of David Dene seriously. In this day and age we need to...

EXPLAINER: On second anniversary of killer floods on Spain’s Costa Blanca, we explain the gota fria and how to...

FRIDAY 13th September 2019 was quite a remarkable date for the people of Costa Blanca South. A weather storm and the subsequent flooding caused millions...

British expat launches appeal to unplug WiFi in her town

She was diagnosed with electromagnetic sensitivity four years ago

Half dozen key steps for net zero in Europe, Spain and Britain

A SERIES of small, key behavioural changes will be enough to prevent global warning, a key environmental think tank has claimed. The British body has...

Convert your Swimming Pool in Spain into a Health Spa, with Salt Water Chlorination!

Based in Javea, Costa Blanca, Aiguanet are experts in the construction of swimming pools, and spas in Spain. They also carry out integral maintenance...

Octopus fishing banned in the Axarquia from this September

Fishermen are furious, claiming the eight-legged sea creatures account for 60% of their income

High speed train testing track goes off the rails

Mass opposition to ‘destructive’ scheme to bring world’s biggest train testing track to Antequera

La Linea arson leaves cars burnt out, buildings damaged and residents forced to evacuate homes

The mayor of San Roque has confirmed that arson is to blame for the fire

Hiking routes to escape Spain’s Malaga city without breaking perimeter control

MALAGA city dwellers can discover the Malaga mountains without breaking perimetre controls. Considered the green lung of Malaga, the Montes de Malaga, a protected Natural...

Victory for the valley as Junta kick starts process to reclaim heritage status for Valle del Darro in Spain

A DRAMATIC last-minute intervention by local activists was vital in persuading the Junta to reverse a bureaucratic error that stripped an ancient valley near...

Spain’s ‘killer drug’ use is leading to extinction of vultures, say animal rights groups

Spain's use anti-inflammatory diclofenac among livestock has led to the death of millions of vultures

PICTURED: ‘Shark’ spotted near swimmers on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The animal was spotted swimming next to a young woman who was riding a water jet pack

Malaga province set for cold and snowy Valentine’s weekend

A polar air mass is on its way

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